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Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (17-16, 8-6 C-USA) couldn’t quite get going early in the second game of the series against Charlotte (19-15, 5-9 C-USA) while the Niners achieved the complete opposite by scoring nine runs through the first four innings of the game which eventually lead them to a 10-5 …

Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor After winning three straight and nine of their last 12 games, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (16-5, 7-5 C-USA) are looking to win their fourth Conference USA series this season as they welcome the Charlotte Niners to Reese Smith Jr. Field this weekend.  Charlotte (18-14, 4-8 C-USA) is …

Story By Will Carter / Sports Editor The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (10-17, 2-7 C-USA) struck first with one run in the second inning in Sunday’s rubber match, but left-hander Peyton Wigginton pitched seven scoreless innings in response to boost the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (13-14, 5-4) to a 5-1 victory and a series win.  Wigginton …

Story by Quenterious Mabone / Contributing Writer After dropping the first game of the series, the Blue Raiders defeated Florida Atlantic 4-3 after freshman short stop Laura Mealer’s walk off in the seventh inning on Saturday. Middle Tennessee (16-20, 3-5 C-USA) scored in two of the seven innings. Head coach Jeff Breeden wasn’t looking ahead …

Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Tensions, emotions, and energy are almost always running high when a conference rival trots into town, and the Blue Raiders were firing on all cylinders on their way to a 10-2 victory over Western Kentucky (9-16, 1-6 C-USA) to start the weekend series off with a bang.  It …

Story by Calvin White / Contributing Writer Erasing a 22-point deficit wasn’t enough for the Lady Raiders to pull out a victory as a magical season came to an end in Murfreesboro Thursday night after Seton Hall defeated the Lady Raiders 74-73 in the final four of the WNIT to advance to the championship game …